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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master of Nursing Science

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 4

Description :

 The Master of Nursing Science is a 4-semester Degree Programme consisting of coursework, a Research Essay, a clinical practicum and internship.
The Degree is offered as a full-time and part-time Programme. The normal duration for the Master of Nursing Science Degree Programme shall be as stipulated in Section 40.321 of the Master's Degree Regulations.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  FAMILY HEALTH NURSING Credits : 2
  HEALTH ASSESSMENT Credits : 3
  NORMAL PHYSIOLOGY & PATHO-PHYSIOLOGY Credits : 3
  HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING Credits : 2
  RESEARCH METHODS IN NURSING Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  GENDER AND HEALTH EDUCATION Credits : 3
  COUNSELLING OF PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Credits : 3
  ETHICS IN LAW AND HEALTH CARE Credits : 3
  HEALTH POLICY & HEALTH SERVICE MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  TRENDS IN MIDWIFERY PRACTICE Credits : 3
  HEALTH INFORMATICS Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC AND NURSING MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  RESEARCH ESSAY (NURSING SCIENCE) Credits : 12
  INTERNSHIP IN ADULT HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE Credits : 4
  INTERNSHIP IN COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING Credits : 4
  INTERNSHIP IN FAMIY NURSE PRACTITIONER Credits : 4
  INTERNSHIP IN MENTAL HEALTH Credits : 4
  INTERNSHIP IN PARENT AND CHILD NURSING Credits : 4

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.
Contact Details :
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